Stacey Fritz, Phd, is a Cultural Anthropologist with the Cold Climate Housing Research Center and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory Project, based in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Stacey has 20 years of experience working with remote indigenous communities in the Arctic. Her doctoral thesis at the University of Alaska Fairbanks traced the legacies of the DEW Line in the western Arctic, and she spent a decade working in public land management in the Arctic. She is currently at the Cold Climate Housing Research Center, which partnered with the National Renewable Energy Lab in 2020. Stacey works on housing insecurity issues, innovative building projects, remote arctic logistic challenges, and specializes in tribal consultation, outreach to communities, sociocultural impact analysis, environmental justice, and mitigating impacts from resource development.